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HKS putting its Final Four experience to work in Minneapolis

04 / 14 / 14

T he same architect that the NCAA uses as a Final Four consultant is designing the Minnesota Vikings’ new stadium, something that could give local officials an edge competing for the event over the next six years. Dallas-based HKS devel...

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10/28/13
Pistons add more big single-event suites

T he Palace of Auburn Hills has added two more party suites to meet the demand for single-event rentals at Detroit Pistons games. The new party suites were created by consolidating four regular suites that were unsold on the arena’s sou ...

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10/21/13
Ticket reseller buys from teams

A former Brooklyn Nets ticket sales executive has joined forces with a prominent ticket broker to form Dynasty Sports & Entertainment, a company that resells tickets for teams on the secondary market and provides consulting services to develop better pricing models. Dan Lefton, Dynasty’ ...

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10/21/13
Chiefs test mobile concessions tech

S ome Kansas City Chiefs fans can now pay for beer with credit cards without leaving their seats at Arrowhead Stadium . The added convenience is one of several pieces of mobile concessions technology the Chiefs are testing this season on the c ...

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10/14/13
Polishing a jewel: Husky Stadium

All Husky Stadium photos by: KAREN DUCEY T hree years ago, before renovations at Husky Stadium, concession stands were outside the building, exposed to the weather. And this being Seattle, &l ...

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10/14/13
Maryland signs Global Spectrum

Comcast Center is breaking into show business after the University of Maryland signed a one-year deal with Global Spectrum to book special events at the 17,950-seat arena. The agreement was driven by the school’s effort to find new ways to generate rev ...

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10/14/13
Turning up the fun at CenturyLink Field

Vulcan Sports & Entertainment, owner of the Seattle Seahawks and Sounders, is at the top of its game right now. Some pundits view the Seahawks as a Super Bowl contender. On the business side, Peter McLoughlin, in his fourth year as Vulcan’s CEO and the Seahawks’ president, has led ...

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10/14/13
Edgar’s keeps things hopping at Safeco

On a Friday night in late September, the margaritas were flowing at Edgar’s Cantina and the kitchen was backed up with orders for carne asada tacos. This is no ordinary Mexican restaurant in Seattle. Edgar’s, tucked in the left-field corner at Safeco Field, opened this past season. It ...

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10/14/13
Charlotte deal puts Toshiba in MiLB

The Class AAA International League’s Charlotte Knights last week announced that Toshiba will supply the video boards and concourse displays at the team’s BB&T Ballpark, which is scheduled to open in April. The total video package is valued at about $3 million, Knights general mana ...

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10/07/13
MSG’s Chase Bridge seats selling well

Madison Square Garden’s new Chase Bridge seats, perched on two platforms suspended high above the seating bowl, are a hot ticket. As of last week, partial-season-ticket buyers and Chase credit and debit card holders had bought the majority of the 430 seats for Knicks and Rangers games. Fewe ...

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09/30/13
Staples dining space switching to loge

Staples Center is getting rid of the “squatters” taking up valuable real estate in its San Manuel Club. AEG, the arena’s owner and operator, is introducing two new loge-style seating products in October for the 2013-14 season to generate revenue in a portion of club space previo ...

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